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'''Alphonse Mingana''' (born as '''Hurmiz Mingana'''; , in 1878 at Sharanesh, a village near Zakho (present day Iraq) - died 5 December 1937 Birmingham, England) was an ethnic Assyrian people|Assyrian theologian, historian, Syriacist, oriental studies|orientalist and a former priest who is best known for collecting and preserving the '''Mingana Collection''' of ancient Middle Eastern manuscripts at Birmingham. Like the majority of Assyrian people|Assyrians in the Zakho region, his family belonged to the Chaldean Catholic Church. Alphonse was born to Paolus and Maryam Nano, and had seven siblings.
Birth date1878
Birth placeSharanesh, Ottoman Empire
Death date{{Death date|1937|12|05|df=yes}}
(aged 59)
Death placeBirmingham, England
Occupationtheologian, historian, orientalist
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